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Welsh Cakes

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  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Baking powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Currants 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 1 , beaten
  Sugar 2 Teaspoon (for sprinkling)

In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, and baking powder.
Cut in the butter until mixture is crumbly.
Stir in currants.
Add beaten eggs and beat until mixture forms a stiff dough.
On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to one-quarter inch thick.
With a floured cookie cutter, cut dough into 3-inch rounds.
Set cakes on a lightly greased hot griddle.
When bottoms are golden brown, turn and cook other side.
When second side is done, turn griddle off.
Leave cakes on griddle for a few moments to dry them slightly.
While still warm, sprinkle cakes with sugar.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1578 Calories from Fat 858

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 98 g150.1%

Saturated Fat 59.5 g297.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 453.4 mg151.1%

Sodium 184.1 mg7.7%

Total Carbohydrates 159 g53%

Dietary Fiber 5.8 g23.1%

Sugars 59.9 g

Protein 21 g41.9%

Vitamin A 61.6% Vitamin C 38.3%

Calcium 18.3% Iron 41.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Welsh Cakes Recipe